Rama Devi Women’s University – RDWU PhD Admission 2024: Dates, Application, Results

Rama Devi Womens University PhD Admission
Rama Devi Womens University PhD Admission

Rama Devi Women’s University PhD Admission 2024: Rama Devi Women’s University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha invites online application for PhD admission for the academic session 2024-25.

Check full details on Rama Devi Women’s University PhD Admission 2024 below here.

Rama Devi Women’s University PhD Programs

  1. PhD Biotechnology
  2. PhD Computer Science
  3. PhD Commerce
  4. PhD Economics
  5. PhD English
  6. PhD Education
  7. PhD Gender Studies
  8. PhD Hindi
  9. PhD Home Science
  10. PhD Life Sciences
  11. PhD Odia
  12. PhD Political Science
  13. PhD Journalism & Mass Communication
  14. PhD Psychology

PhD Seats 2023-24

Sl.No.Departments/SubjectsNo. of Seats Vacant for this Session
3Computer Science07
7Gender Studies04
9Journalism and Mass Communication01
10Life Sciences06
12Political Science03

Rama Devi Women’s University PhD Admission 2024 Eligibility Criteria

  • Women candidates with Master Degree securing at least 55% of marks or equivalent Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) or an equivalent Grade in the concerned subject or related allied subject from any University/ Institution recognized as equivalent thereto by RDWU. The allied subjects for admission into Ph.D. programme in a particular department shall be decided by the respective Department Research Committee (DRC).
  • A relaxation of 5% marks, from 55% to 50% or equivalent relaxation of grade may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC (non-creamy layer)/PwD and other categories of candidates as per the State Reservation Policy from time to time or for those who had obtained their Master’s Degree prior to 19th September, 1991. A relaxation of 5% to the categories mentioned above are permissible based only on qualifying marks without including grace marks.
  • Candidates who have qualified UGC-NET/JRF / UGC-CSIR NET/JRF / GATE / DBT / ICMR / ICSSR / ICAR / NBHM / BRNS INSPIRE Fellowship of DST / RGNF / Teacher Fellowship holder/ M.Phil. Degree or any other fellowship at national level for Ph.D. will be exempted from Entrance Test.
  • NET/JRF qualified applicants are required to submit the category certificate (SC/ST/OBC/Gen-EwS/PwD) along with application form online as well as at the time of admission, under which they have qualified NET/JRF].

Rama Devi Women’s University PhD Admission 2024 Important Dates

Date of application start (ONLINE)29.02.2024
Last date of application submission (ONLINE)15.03.2024 (05:00 PM)
Publication of eligible candidates for Entrance Examination22.03.2024
Entrance Examination04.04.2024
Publication of Result and publication of list of candidates for viva-voce examination10.04.2024
Viva-Voce Examination18.04.2024
Publication of list of candidates for admission22.04.2024
Commencement of Pre-Ph.D. Coursework01.05.2024

Rama Devi Women’s University PhD Admission 2024 Application Process

  • The interested and eligible candidates may apply ONLINE by clicking ‘e-Admission’ in the University Website (https://rdwu.ac.in).
  • The candidate needs to read the Ph.D. Admission Prospectus 2023-24, instructions related to online application process and eligibility minutely before registration into online application.
  • The candidate has to upload all required documents/certificates on online portal.
  • Application fees of Rs. 1000/-(Rupees One Thousand) only is to be paid by each applicant online and deposit/transfer slip to be kept for reference and later use.
  • Application fees are to be deposited through online Bank Challan (pdf available in application portal).
  • Application fees deposit slip (University Copy) with reference number is to be uploaded in the application portal.
  • Hard copy of the application form will not be received by the University.
  • The candidate has to keep a print- out of online generated application form for reference and later use.

Selection Process

A list of eligible candidates (Entrance Qualified and Exempted Candidates) will be published on the University Website for appearing viva-voce examination.

Selection of candidates will be based on Career Score and Viva-Voce Score:

  • Career Score: 50
  • Viva-Voce Score: 50
  • Total Score: 100

RDWU-Research Eligibility Test (RDWU-RET)

  • For admission into Ph.D. programme at RDWU the candidate needs to qualify an Entrance Test and Viva-Voce Examination.
  • The Entrance Test called ‘RDWU-RET, 2023-24’ is applicable to non-exempted candidates and it will be conducted in Rama Devi Women’s University, Bhubaneswar.
  • The syllabus for RDWU-RET, 2023-24 will be the same as prescribed for Post Graduate syllabus of Rama Devi Women’s University in the respective subject in addition to research methodology.
  • There will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) of 100 marks each and two hours duration. The questions of the Entrance Test, as far as practicable, shall consist of 50% from research methodology and 50% from the subject concerned. There is no negative marking.
  • RDWU-RET 2023-24 will be treated as only qualifying examination.
  • Qualifying percentage is 50% in RDWU-RET 2023-24.
  • List of Entrance Qualified candidates will be published on the University Website.

Rama Devi Women’s University PhD Admission 2024 Results

Rama Devi Women’s University PhD Admission 2024 Results will be declared as per schedule. Result will be updated here as it is available.

Important Links

ProspectusClick Here
Application FormClick Here
Rama Devi Women’s University WebsiteClick Here